Extension Officer / Agronomist at Rossland Screening Solutions

Rossland Group for the reason that 12 months 2000 offers market analysis and administration consulting companies to shoppers within the non-public and public sectors inside and outdoors Nigeria. In 2013, it expanded the scope of its companies to incorporate Skilled Background Screening and Enterprise Brokerage. In 2015 and 2016, it added franchise consulting and recruitment companies respectively.

We’re recruiting to fill the place under:

Job Title: Extension Officer / Agronomist

Location: Gwarinpa, Abuja (FCT)

Job Kind: Full Time

Reviews to: The Cashew Worth chain Knowledgeable

Key Job Obligations

  • Help the implementation of agricultural extension programme for cashew farmers as stipulated within the Phrases of Reference;
  • Help identification of coaching wants, put together coaching supplies, and ship coaching for trainers (ToT), for cashew farmers, demonstration plot, conduct evaluation and different companies to cashew farmers, and associations/cooperatives;
  • Present assist with partaking actively with stakeholders within the cashew worth chain program, together with donor-funded companions, cashew associations, farmers, cashew processing firms, skilled associations, NGOs, authorities companies, universities, analysis organizations, different worth chain actors, and strategic companions to realize stipulated objectives and goals in keeping with work-plan agreed within the Phrases of Reference;
  • Present standing studies and technical studies as required by administration on a weekly, month-to-month, quarterly, semiannual and annual foundation;

Job Necessities / {Qualifications}

  • Grasp’s Diploma in Agronomy, Agricultural Science, Agricultural Extension and another associated subject
  • 2-4 years working expertise as a Discipline Agronomist or Extension employee
  • Should exhibit a superb data of the cashew worth chain and have a sturdy hands-on expertise working with cashew farmers
  • Expertise in managing donor-funded agricultural extension applications
  • Wonderful communication talent in talking to native farmers (of their dialect) on farming finest practices
  • Expertise working with cashew farmers in at the very least 2 to 4 years expertise within the following areas:
    • Varietal Choice
    • Seedling growth
    • Cashew farm renovation and refurbishment
    • Improved pre and post-harvest practices
    • Drying methods
    • Group growth
    • Farmer-field faculties
    • Working with authorities extension brokers
    • Discipline information technology
    • Inter-croping with cashew
    • New applied sciences in cashew farming
    • New subject growth
    • Aggregation
    • Monetary literacy for cashew farmers
    • Farming as a enterprise
    • Youth and ladies involvement, and many others.

Utility Closing Date

thirty first October, 2020.


and certified candidates ought to ship their CV to: [email protected] utilizing the Job Title, Location and Expertise as the topic of the mail.

Notice: Solely certified candidates shall be shortlisted.

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